Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.
For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:

Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations.

2020

JANUARY

Fri 17th: Quiz, Church House, Welshpool, 7.30pm. Teams of 4, £2.50 per player
Sat 18th: Race Night in aid of 1940's Weekend, Church House, Welshpool, first race 7.30pm. Tickets £2.50 from Welshpool Jewellers
Thurs 23rd: 'Piano for Four Hands' with Emma Abbate and Julian Perkins. Welshpool Music Club. 7.30pm at Welshpool Methodist Church. £10. www.welshpoolmusicclub.com
Thurs 23rd: 'Pugin-God's Romantic Victorian Architect' Talk by Hugh Elwood.  Arts Society. 2.30pm. Royal Oak. 01938 555 938

FEBRUARY
Sat 1st: Table Top Sale. Corn Exchange. 9am-1pm. Admission Free. Proceeds from Refreshments  to 1940's Weekend. 077821 66342
Mon 3rd: The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £3.50, Child £2.50
Sat 15th/Sun 23rd: Half Term Activities, Powis Castle. 10am – 4pm. Normal Admission applies. 01938 551 920
Sat 15th/Sun 23rd: (Not Mon 17th or Fri 21st). Half Term Winter warmer Trains from Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 15th: Paul Ray, Comedy Vocal Entertainer & Supper. Church House, 7.30pm. £10, inc Winter Warmer Supper & Puddings. Bring Own Drink. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers. 07782 166 342

Weds 19th: Talk on 'Memorable Birding Moments' with Jim Almond. MWT Bird Group. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. £2.50. www.montwt.co.uk
Thurs 20th: 'Beethoven in Wales' with Mary Hofman and Richard Ormrod. Welshpool Music Club. 7.30pm at Welshpool Methodist Church. £10. www.welshpoolmusicclub.com
Thurs 27th: 'Misericords – The Medieval World Turned Upside Down', talk by Dr david Bostwick. Arts Society. 2.30pm, Royal Oak. 01938 555 574
Sat 29th: St David's Day Event. Corn Exchange. 10am-12.30. Spinning Demonstration, Welsh Ladies in Costume, Music & Singing. Admission Free. Refreshments Available.

MARCH
Mon 2nd:
First Man (PG-13), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £3.50, Child £2.50
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: World Book Day, Powis Castle. 11am-4pm. Dress up as a favourite book character and getv free entry or free cookie. Normal Admission applies. 01938 551 920
Sun 8th: World Book Day. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org

Thurs 19th: The Noxwode Baroque Ensemble, Welshpool Music Club. 7.30pm. Welshpool Methodist Church. £10. www.welshpoolmusicclub.com
Sat 21st: Memorabilia of Welshpool Past, Exhibition. Corn Exchange. 10am – 3.30pm. Featuring 'Spirit of Welshpool' (WLLR) Model Railway. Admission by Donation. 07782 166 342
Sat 21st: Rock n Roll Night, Featuring 'Stars in Their Eyes' Winner Vince Hughes. Church House, 1.30pm. £10 inc Supper. Bring Own Drinks. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers. 07782 166 342
Thurs 26th: 'Buildings of Delight' talk with Roger Mitchell. Arts Society. 2.30pm. Royal Oak. 01938 555 938

Sun 29th: Welshpool 10k Run. www.adrenalinesportingevents.co

APRIL
Mon 6th: Red Joan (PG-12A), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £3.50, Child £2.50
Sat 11th/Mon 13th: Easter Fun on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Normal Admission. Free Easter Egg for Child. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 18th: 'Crucks: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Reflections on Medieval Roofs' talk by Richard Sugget. Cowshacc. 3pm. www.powyslandclub.co.uk
Sat 25th: Lambing on the Farm. 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm. Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. £10 Adult, £5 Child. Booking Essential. 01691 870 278
Sat 25th: Montgomery Beer & Folk Festival. The Cottage Inn. 1pm-10pm
Sat 25th: Gregynog Young Musician Competition. www.gregynog.org
Sat 25th: Sierra Leone Independence Day on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Normal Admission www.wllr.org.uk

MAY
Sat 2nd: Welsh National Motorcycle Rally, Welshpool Livestock Market http://www.clivemcc.co.uk/
Sat 2nd: Montgomery Triathlon. For more information contact:  montcanaltriath@btinternet.com
Sun 3rd: Dawn Chorus Walk at Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. 5am. £10 Adult, £5 Child (12+only). Booking Essential. 01691 870 278
Sun 24th: Welshpool Festival of Music
Weds 27th: Wild Wednesday, Underwater World. Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. 11am-2pm. £5. Booking Essential. 01691 870 278

JUNE

Sat 6th/Sun 7th: Newtown Walking Festival
Fri 12th/Sun 14th: Montgomery Literary Festival, Arts & Crafts. montylitfest.wordpress.com
Fri 19th/Sun 28th: Gregynog Festival, Classical Music Festival. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org
Sat 20th: Welshpool Festival of Transport
Sun 21st: Fathers day on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Fathers Travelling with a Child pay only £5. Booking Advisable. www.wllr.org.uk

JULY
Fri 17th to Sun 19th: Welshpool Country & Western Weekend. http://www.countrywestern.org.uk
Mon 20th/Thurs 23rd: Royal Welsh Show
Fri 31st: Centenary of the Davies Sisters at Gregynog. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org

AUGUST
Sat 1st/Sun 8th: National Eisteddfod. Tregaron, Ceredigion. eisteddfod.wales/eisteddfod.2020
Thurs 13th: Guilsfield Show
Sat 15th: Montgomery Show
Sat 29th: Berriew Show

SEPTEMBER
Fri 4th/Sat 5th: Llanwddyn Folk & Acoustic Weekend. Booking Essential. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk
Fr1 25th/Sun 27th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk

OCTOBER

Fri 2nd/Sun 4th: Montgomery Walking Festival. Check website for details & booking. http://visitmontgomery.co.uk

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Sat 5th: Welshpool Winter Festival